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Moving the Conversation to Where You Want to Have It

Otto Toth | Posted 05.31.2014 | Technology
Otto Toth

One of the most significant changes we've seen to date is the increasing volume of conversations about our articles. In light of this important trend, we want to make you aware of a change that will take place on the site on Monday, June 2, at noon EST.

Facebook Makes It Easier To Have A Conversation

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.28.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

To start, Facebook is rolling the feature out to Pages, and that makes sense, as Pages often get the most engagement. It remains to be seen how useful the functionality would be for regular profiles.

New Facebook Feature Lets You Go Back In Time

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.12.2013 | Technology

How many times have you posted a brilliant Facebook comment, only to realize that you made a ridiculous spelling mistake? Facebook took note of th...

School District: Violent Facebook Comments Posted By Students 'Posed A True Threat'

Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.15.2012 | Education

In Indiana, three girls were expelled over Facebook comments in which they discussed killing fellow classmates using guns, box cutters and gasoline, W...

Bad News For Facebook

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 08.05.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four out of five Facebook Inc users have never bought a product or service as a result of...

'Essence' Reassigns White Editor After Racist Facebook Comments

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.24.2012 | Black Voices

Michael Bullerdick has resigned from his post as Managing Editor at Essence magazine and has “accepted a position in another division," reports Medi...

Facebook Threatens To Sue Commenter

TechCrunch | Posted 04.03.2012 | Technology

Last year, Alexia covered a funny Chrome web browser extension called “Defaceable” that allowed you to comment anonymously on Facebook and on othe...

Woman Attempts To Break Facebook World Record

Posted 01.31.2012 | Technology

Now that's dedication. In an attempt to break a Guinness World Record, Cathy Matthews and about 106 other people -- many of whom, like herself, are...

PICTURE: How To Argue On Facebook

Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy

Ah, the Facebook argument. People have been fighting about inane things on the Internet for years, but Facebook adds the unique privilege of being tie...

Facebook Announces New Feature

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

Facebook has added a new feature allowing users to embed photos, videos and website previews into comments. Now, if you include a URL in a Facebook co...

Facebook Wants You To Talk To Ads

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology

Facebook doesn't just want you to look at its ads, it wants you to talk to them. According to AdAge, the social network is launching a new ad unit...

Facebook's New Feature Lets You Fix Your Typos

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology

Have you ever written a comment on Facebook and immediately wished you could modify what you wrote? If you have, then we've got good news for you. ...

Facebook Buys Twitter-Like Messaging Service

Inside Facebook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook added yet another small group of talented developers and product managers to its stable today with the acquisition of Beluga. With Facebook'...

Facebook Comments: "Like" or Dislike?

Kira Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kira Newman

Now that Facebook users can comment on or "like" virtually everything -- from people becoming friends to changes in relationship status -- it's time to ask: Is all this feedback good for us?

Catholic School Principal Suspended After Complaining About Students, Faculty On Facebook

WBBM 780 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Catholic school principal on the Southwest Side has been disciplined for postings she made recently on Facebook complaining about her students and p...

Facebook Comments Getting A "Like" Button

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Love a snarky comment written in response to a status update ? Thrilled by a helpful suggestion offered on your Facebook wall? Facebook is adding a ...

Does This Black Republican Understand Sarah Palin's Appeal? You Betcha!

Kevin Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Ross

Despite Sarah Palin's success as a wife, a mother, politician, opinion leader and now author, large numbers of black people just are not feeling her.